Grand Chief of UBCIC making a plea for a kidney donor

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, grand chief of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs who has fought for issues effecting Indigenous people across the country, is now in a fight of his own life.

Phillip is making a plea for someone to step forward and donate a kidney.

He’s starting dialysis on June 15.

Video Journalist / Vancouver

A proud Métis from BC, Tina began her television career in 1997 as a talent agent for film and TV. She joined APTN National News in 2007 as a Video Journalist in the Vancouver bureau. In 2010, she was the recipient of the Amnesty International Human Rights Journalism Award for her story on murdered and missing women and girls.